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Cresco - This is the second year for the Nativities Around the World fund-raiser for Howard County Hospice.  It is taking place at 116 N. Elm Street, just two doors north of Dough & Joe. The space will be open Friday-Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is free. Last year,...
New Orleans - Holly Wherry, daughter of Keith and Mary Wherry of Cresco, and Crestwood graduate was recently recognized by Gambit’s “40 Under 40 for 2018,” which identifies the top young professionals making a difference in New Orleans today. Wherry is an art therapist, counselor, founder and...
Cresco - Activities Director/Dean of Students Caleb Shaeffer gave out kudos to all the fall activities taking place over the past few months during the regular Nov. 19 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District meeting. He noted Football Coach Skip Eckhardt was Class 2A, District 3 Coach of the...
Cresco - Three representatives from Northeast Iowa Community College gave Howard-Winneshiek school board members an update on the benefits of having the Cresco Center available to students and the public. At the regular meeting on Nov. 19, Cassie Lichty, Director of the Cresco Center; Missy Hvitved...
Lime Springs - The century-old dam at Lidtke Mill, one mile north of Lime Springs, is in need of repair. Estimates have the cost over $600,000, but board members are looking at breaking it down into phases. President of the board, Roy Herman Lidtke, grandson of long-time owner Herman Lidtke, says...
Cresco - This year Santa’s Holiday Parade celebrated its 36th anniversary of ringing in the Christmas season on the day after Thanksgiving. The day — Black Friday —almost lived up to its name. Almost. It was cold and rainy and dreary and gray . . . but the excitement of the kids and crowd made up...
Nov. 6, 1943 — Nov. 10, 2018   Cresco - Vera Ann Hovey, age 75, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. on Nov. 10, 2018, surrounded by loving family members.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in...
Elma - There are just some things you do . . . as a friend, as a human being, as a parent. Darrell and Cindi Knecht are the embodiment of doing it right. Their son, Logan, was born with cerebral palsy, and they have kept him home, taking care of his needs and including him in everything for 22...
Cresco - So many new owners have high hopes of having a successful business. Many fail in the first year.  Ruppert Ace Hardware in Cresco made it through the first, second,  third year and more. Owners Rhonda and Nick have just celebrated their 30th year in business, which includes an expansion and...
Cresco - The Epilepsy Awareness Talent Showcase was held at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House to an enthusiastic crowd. The benefit was on Nov. 10 for a free-will donation. The proceeds from the show went to the Epilepsy Foundation of Iowa.  It was sponsored by Kelly Bartling, who is diagnosed...

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